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Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 3

Microsoft® Access® for Office 365: Part 2

Course Description Overview

Course Number:
Course Length:
1 day
Course Description Overview:
You've covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office Access®, and now you're ready to learn advanced Access features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multiple-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers. 

This course is the third part of a three-course series that covers the skills needed to perform basic database design and development in Access 2019/2021. 

Microsoft ® Office Access ® 2019/2021: Part 1 : Focuses on the design and construction of an Access database —viewing, navigating, searching, and entering data in a database, as well as basic relational database design and creating simple tables, queries, forms, and reports. 

Microsoft ® Office Access ® 2019/2021: Part 2 : Focuses on optimization of an Access database, including optimizing performance and normalizing data; data validation; usability; and advanced queries, forms, and reports. 

Microsoft ® Office Access ® 2019/2021: Part 3 (this course): Focuses on managing the database and supporting complex database designs , including import and export of data; using action queries to manage data; creating complex forms and reports; macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); and tools and strategies to manage, distribute, and secure a database. 

This material will benefit users of any current Office version. The classroom environment setup is based on Office 2019. This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Access Expert (Office 363 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 certification.

Course Objectives:
In this course, you will manage an Access 2019 database and add complex database features to improve its usability, efficiency, performance, and security. 

You will:  
Share data across applications. 
Use action, unmatched, and duplicate queries to manage data. 
Create complex reports and forms. 
Use macros to improve user interface design. 
Use VBA to extend database capabilities. 
Perform database management tasks such as backup, compacting, repairing, performance analysis, checking object dependencies, and documenting. Implement security strategies and distribute a database to multiple users.
Target Student:
Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Access 2019/2021 and need to learn advanced skills.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Access 2019/2021, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, and a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following South African Career Campus courses:
 Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 1 
Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 2
Course-specific Technical Requirements Hardware:
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. 
Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations: 
1.6 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) multi-core processor 
4 gigabyte (GB) RAM (64-bit) or 2 GB RAM (32-bit) 
20 GB available hard disk space (64-bit) or 16 GB (32-bit) 
Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device) 
1280 × 1024 or higher resolution monitor recommended 
Network cards and cabling for local network access 
Internet access (contact your local network administrator) 
Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
Course-specific Technical Requirements Software:
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional or Enterprise 
Microsoft® Office 2019 Professional Plus
Course Content:
Lesson 1: Importing and Exporting Table Data 
Topic A: Import and Link Data 
Topic B: Export Data 
Topic C: Create a Mail Merge 

Lesson 2: Using Queries to Manage Data 
Topic A: Create Action Queries 
Topic B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries 

Lesson 3: Creating Complex Reports and Forms 
Topic A: Create Subreports 
Topic B: Create a Navigation Form 
Topic C: Show Details in Subforms and Popup Forms 

Lesson 4: Creating Access Macros 
Topic A: Create a Standalone Macro to Automate Repetitive Tasks 
Topic B: Create a Macro to Program a User Interface Component 
Topic C: Restrict Records by Using a Condition 
Topic D: Create a Data Macro 

Lesson 5: Using VBA to Extend Database Capabilities 
Topic A: Getting Started with VBA 
Topic B: Using VBA with Form Controls 

Lesson 6: Managing a Database 
Topic A: Back Up a Database 
Topic B: Manage Performance Issues 
Topic C: Document a Database 

Lesson 7: Distributing and Securing a Database 
Topic A: Split a Database for Multiple-User Access 
Topic B: Implement Security 
Topic C: Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File 
Topic D: Package a Database with a Digital Signature 

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Access Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 
Appendix B: Microsoft® Office Access® 2019 Common Keyboard Shortcuts
Certification reference (where applicable)
Remote Software Environments